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Why You Didn’t Get the Role

Photo by Jared Erondu By Marci Liroff You had a great audition. You killed it. The casting office “pinned” you (casting called your agent to let them know you’re one of our finalists and to let us know if you get another job offer that conflicts). Your hopes are up. You don’t hear anything for […]

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I’m Ready For My Close-Up

By Marci Liroff I’m addicted to Variety’s “Actors on Actors” series. Some of the interview/interviewee pairings include Matthew McConaughey and Jeff Bridges, Viola Davis and Tom Hanks, Adam Driver and Michael Shannon, and Sally Field and Hailee Steinfeld (to name a few) The episode that caught my eye recently was Hugh Grant and Colin Farrell. […]

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Perfection is a Creativity Killer

Photo by Ricardo Viana By Marci Liroff These days we have casting sessions without the director or the producer in the room. You’ll be “going on tape for producer(s)/director” because often times they are on location or simply not available. What I’m noticing is that many actors are hung up on perfection. That nasty “P” […]

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